Although it’s only Tuesday there have been some important gaming related announcements that you all should be aware of. Here’s a few of the more important ones you really shouldn’t miss.
Microsoft announces price cuts on the Xbox One
It looks like M$ is sick and tired of playing second fiddle to Sony’s PS4. After first offering a Kinect(less) bundle for the same price as the PS4 Microsoft has now UPPED THE ANTE and is offering the Xbox One for $349. That’s right people, starting November 2nd through January 3rd you can pick up the Assassin’s Creed bundle OR the Sunset Overdrive bundle for $349 of your US dollars. Not too shabby.
Sony PS4 firmware update 2.0
Starting October 28th, PS4 owners will be able to download firmware 2.0, code named Masamune. What does that mean for you? Well. there are a few notable additions you might be interested in.
- Interface Customization: choose between different built in color schemes or download themes from the PS store.
- YouTube Integration: finally upload gameplay clips directly to YouTube.
- USB Music Player: just what it sounds like. Play music from usb attached devices.
- Share Play: this is the big one folks. This allows you to invite a friend to watch, co-play, or take over your game remotely. There are limitations though. Remote gameplay sessions are limited to one hour and video is displayed at 720p remotely.
Twitch cracking down on “mature” streamers
File this one under it made me laugh. Unfortunately for all you perverts and sexual deviants out there Twitch has cracked down on streamers wearing “sexually aggressive clothing – including lingerie, swimsuits, pasties, and undergarments.” Guess we’ll You’ll need to find a new place to satisfy your fix.
Drive Club is Screwed
Problems abound for drive club. Did you want to try out that previously announced Playstation Plus free version? Yeah, me too. But since the game is in such a poor state at the moment that’s not going to happen any time soon.
Call of Duty Advanced Warfare
All you CoD fanatics can get your fix a day early if you buy your game from Walmart. Pick up your very own copy Monday, November 3rd.
That’s it for now freaks. Check back for more updates throughout the week.